Joey Klecka

Twins go 3 for 4 on the road

The American Legion Twins went three for four on the road Friday and Saturday, sweeping two league games Friday in Anchorage, then winning a league… Continue reading

Boise State’s Allie Ostrander competes in the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase final June 30 at the Prefontaine Classic at Stanford University in California. (Photo taken by Cortney White)

Ostrander returns home after turning pro, leads Salmon Run Series field

In joining the pro ranks of distance running and the Brooks Running company, Soldotna’s Allie Ostrander is strengthening her ideals and running philosophies at the… Continue reading

Boise State’s Allie Ostrander competes in the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase final June 30 at the Prefontaine Classic at Stanford University in California. (Photo taken by Cortney White)

Pilots beat Oilers in 10 innings

The Peninsula Oilers fell victim to a late rally by the Anchorage Glacier Pilots on Thursday at Mulcahy Stadium, losing 5-4 in walk-off fashion. The… Continue reading

A group of concertgoers enjoy the music at the 2018 Rock’n the Ranch at the Rusty Ravin music festival in Kenai. (Photo provided by Valerie Anderson)

Rock’N the Ranch at the Rusty Ravin returns

Within a span of three years, the sober-living home of Nuk’it’un has not only given men a place to rehab their lives, but the organization’s… Continue reading

A group of concertgoers enjoy the music at the 2018 Rock’n the Ranch at the Rusty Ravin music festival in Kenai. (Photo provided by Valerie Anderson)

Dexheimer takes Birch Ridge ProAm tournament, Skins game goes to extras

The only thing hotter than the temperatures on Monday was the golf during the 2019 State Farm Pro Am and Skins Game, sponsored by Nancy… Continue reading

Oilers lose pitching duel to Pilots

In the middle of a pitcher’s duel Wednesday night at Mulcahy Stadium, the Peninsula Oilers came out on the losing end. The Oilers lost 2-0… Continue reading

Bobby Goodloe of the Peninsula Oilers slides past Matt Ottino of the Anchorage Glacier Pilots on Thursday, June 27, 2019, at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Tuesday: McCord pitches Oilers past Pilots

The Peninsula Oilers emerged victors of a 3-2 game over the Anchorage Glacier Pilots thanks to a stellar outing on the mound by Connor McCord.… Continue reading

Bobby Goodloe of the Peninsula Oilers slides past Matt Ottino of the Anchorage Glacier Pilots on Thursday, June 27, 2019, at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Peninsula crowd shines in 3rd annual Alaskaman race

There are the obvious challenges that come with trying to complete a grueling ultra marathon race like Alaskaman, an event that combines a 2-mile swim,… Continue reading

Resonant Rogues perform at Soldotna Creek Park during the Levitt AMP Soldotna Music Series on Wednesday, June 12, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Week 6 of Soldotna music series kicks off with energetic group

The 2019 Levitt AMP Soldotna Music Series has seen an explosion in attendance this summer.

Resonant Rogues perform at Soldotna Creek Park during the Levitt AMP Soldotna Music Series on Wednesday, June 12, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Twins go 11 innings, forge split with West

The two American Legion teams that squared off Monday at Coral Seymour Memorial Park were in no rush to get home. Not with the race… Continue reading

Pregame ejection of Oilers coach sparks walk-off win for Oilers

Before the first pitch was even thrown on a sweltering, lazy Sunday afternoon, Peninsula Oilers head coach Kyle Brown had the key to victory ready… Continue reading

Oilers turn defensive gem into win over Miners

Sometimes, a struggling team just needs a little confidence boost to send them in the right direction. The Peninsula Oilers looked to be getting that… Continue reading

Larsen brings love of forest, trees to life in July exhibit

Exhibit features a collection of sculptures, acrylic painting, quilted fabric and table art

The crowd listens to the music at Soldotna Creek Park during the Levitt AMP Soldotna Music Series on Wednesday, June 12, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Pamyua to bring blend of musical styles to Soldotna music series

The successful Yup’ik musical group from Anchorage will perform.

The crowd listens to the music at Soldotna Creek Park during the Levitt AMP Soldotna Music Series on Wednesday, June 12, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Twins split 1st day of Wood Bat tourney

The Legion AA Twins got off to a solid start on the first day of the Bill Miller Big Fish Wood Bat tournament at Coral… Continue reading

Saturday night racing at Twin City Raceway

Mashing the gas and ripping the fence at Twin City Raceway in Kenai will get the adrenaline pumping for any race car driver. For Nikiski’s… Continue reading

Twins push winning streak to 8 in Kodiak

Days after combining with Post 20 teammate Harrison Metz on a no-hitter, Twins pitcher Logan Smith was up to his old tricks again Thursday in… Continue reading

Oilers drop 2 to Pilots

In a one-run game with the tying man 90 feet away, the Peninsula Oilers couldn’t find a way to bring him home in what was… Continue reading

Seward’s Fred Moore stands at the base of Mount Marathon in Seward, Alaska, on Monday, June 24, 2019. Moore will run in his 50th consecutive Mount Marathon race on July 4. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)

Seward’s Moore celebrating 50 years of running Mt. Marathon

‘Relish the crowd and don’t be looking tired at the end’

Seward’s Fred Moore stands at the base of Mount Marathon in Seward, Alaska, on Monday, June 24, 2019. Moore will run in his 50th consecutive Mount Marathon race on July 4. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)
Oilers outfielders Calvin Farris, Camden Vasquez and Paul Steffensen receive congratulations after the Oilers defeated the Chugiak-Eagle River Chinooks on Sunday, June 16, 2019, at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai, Alaska.

Hot-hitting Vasquez helping Oilers in early season

Don’t expect to hear much out of Camden Vasquez. His bat does all the talking for him. Vasquez, a 19-year-old Arizona native who is playing… Continue reading

Oilers outfielders Calvin Farris, Camden Vasquez and Paul Steffensen receive congratulations after the Oilers defeated the Chugiak-Eagle River Chinooks on Sunday, June 16, 2019, at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai, Alaska.